A Marketing assistant supports the work of Marketing Managers on sales strategies and/or marketing campaigns within an organization. A Marketing Assistant’s job duties mainly hinge around planning and research to help develop the marketing strategies.
A Marketing Assistant will often be working under deadline and should be detail-oriented.
A Marketing Assistant will often be working under deadline and should be detail-oriented. Excellent presentation and communication skills, as well as the ability to work with several departments within an organization, are also beneficial. A marketing assistant should also possess written and design skills, as he or she may be required to write and/or design marketing materials and budget documents.
A degree in business administration or marketing is generally required for the Marketing Assistant position. Relevant paid or voluntary work experience in a customer service, sales and marketing role is considered beneficial.